For transformation, microparticles coated with DNA to be bombarded with gene gun are made up of
(a) silver or platinum
(b) platinum or zinc
(c) silicon or platinum
(d) gold or tungsten
Given below is a sample of portion of DNA strand giving the base sequence on the opposite strands. What is so, special shown in it?
5'__ GAATTC_ 3'
3' __ CTTAAG__5'
(a) Deletion mutation
(b) Start codon at the 5' end
(c) Palindromic sequence of base pairs
(d) Replication completed
There is a restriction endonuclease called Eco RI. What does 'co' part in it stand for?
(a) Coelom (b) Coenzyme
(c) coli (d) Colon
Agarose extracted from sea weeds finds use in
(a) tissue culture
(c) gel electrophoresis
Continuous addition of sugars in ‘fed batch’ fermentation is done to
(a) obtain antibiotics
(b) purify enzymes
(c) degrade sewage
(d) produce methane
Which one of the following is used as vector for cloning genes into higher organisms?
(b) Salmonella typhimurium
(c) Rhizopus nigricans
Which one of the following palindromic base sequences in DNA can be easily cut at about the middle by some particular restriction enzyme?
DNA or RNA segment tagged with a radioactive molecule is called
Restriction endonucleases are enzymes which
(a) make cuts at specific positions within the DNA molecule
(b) recognize a specific nucleotide sequence for binding of DNA ligase
(c) restrict the action of the enzyme DNA polymerase
(d) remove nucleotides from the ends of the DNA molecule
Which one of the following is commonly used in transfer of foreign DNA into crop plants?
(a) Trichoderma harzianum
(b) Meloidogyne incognita
(c) Agrobacterium tumefaciens
(d) Penicillium expansum